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  • Mexico, which depends largely on oil revenue, cuts public spending

    Mexico, which depends largely on oil revenue, cuts public spending
    The collapse in global oil prices forced Mexico on Friday to announce large cuts in public spending, threatening several major projects, including the government’s showcase but controversial bullet train out of Mexico City. Finance Minister Luis...
  • Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member

    Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck admitted late Thursday that "mistakes were made in holding" a meeting this week in downtown L.A. between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local law enforcement officials....
  • 3 dead, 73 hurt after gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital

    Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers began smashing sledgehammers through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped. A...
  • New Mexico immigrant license repeal effort passes 1st hurdle

    A proposal to repeal a New Mexico law that allows immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally to obtain driver's licenses has cleared its first hurdle Thursday despite objections from immigrant groups and a comparison to the Holocaust....
  • Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader

     Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader
    On June 5, 1967, a group of armed men, led by fiery preacher Reies Lopez Tijerina, arrived at the county courthouse in the small New Mexico community of Tierra Amarilla. They were there to free prisoners who were arrested in a land grant dispute and to...
  • Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast

    Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast
    Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency room's entrance. The crew of a gas tanker truck outside began yelling: "Call...
  • AP PHOTOS: Spiderman to Mickey, Mexican family practices centuries-old art of pinata-making

    A Mexican party isn't complete without a piƱata, and Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making high-end versions of the papier-mache figures to later be stuffed with candies and broken open with a stick or...
  • Infant becomes third person to die in Mexico hospital blast

    A third person -- an infant -- has died in the gas explosion that destroyed much of a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, injuring dozens of people, the capital's health minister said Friday. Armando Ahued said two people, a female nurse...
  • Hispanics and education: a Texas-size challenge for states

    AUSTIN, Texas � Manuel Ramirez was the first in his family to get a college degree, and it wasn't easy. His parents, who brought him to the U.S. illegally from Guanajuato, Mexico, when he was 8 years old, made just enough to get by with day labor...
  • Mexico hospital blast leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt

    An explosion early Thursday destroyed most of a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City, killing at least two people and trapping and injuring dozens. Smoke, flames and dust billowed into the sky after the blast. Rescuers pulled from...
  • Soboroff calls for probe of meeting featuring ex-Mexican Mafia member

    The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission called for an investigation late Wednesday into the decision to use LAPD resources to arrange a downtown meeting between a convicted ex-member of the Mexican Mafia, a group of business leaders and local...